Faculty Business

POSITION TITLE:   FACULTY– BUSINESS

DIVISION:              Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT:    Transfer
STATUS:                  Full time, tenure track, 9 month, faculty
REPORTS TO:        VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS

SUMMARY OF WORK:

Dawson Community College invites qualified candidates to apply for the full time position of Business Instructor. Instructional faculty have the important responsibility of creating an innovative learning environment both inside and outside the classroom to inspire success and excellence in student learning. Instructional faculty members are also expected to adhere to professional standards and ethics. The Business Instructional Faculty person will operate on a 9 month contract.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach various business courses including business communication, finance, marketing, human relations, economics, managing career. 
  • Provide an outcomes-based and interdisciplinary focused curriculum. 
  • Be student focused. 
  • Participate in student recruitment and community outreach efforts. 
  • Use innovative pedagogies and emerging technology to enhance learning. 
  • Promote a collaborative learning environment that extends beyond the traditional classroom. 
  • Keep current on degree requirements in order to advise students majoring in business management and office support and other areas as necessary. 
  • Assist in department and program budget development and compliance. 
  • Actively participate in annual academic program review(s). 
  • Assess and revise curriculum offerings which includes all curricular forms, including course syllabus, as necessary. 
  • Share student information with other faculty and staff when deemed appropriate, including progress reports, attendance records, etc. 
  • Post and maintain office hours. 
  • Establish and engage an active business management program advisory board. 
  • Establish and participate in college and university articulation agreements. 
  • Attend faculty meetings. 
  • Work with high school business instructors to offer concurrent and/or dual credit courses within the DCC service area. 
  • Operate within the guidelines of the college’s policies, procedures and practices. 
  • Perform other related duties as directed or assigned.
  • Actively participate in course, program and college-wide assessment activities. 
  • Responsible for the ongoing development of Business Program.
  • Review program curriculum and develop/adjust courses based upon need and use the Institutional Effectiveness System for appropriate approvals.
  • Develop and update articulation agreements.
  • Create and advise Business Club.
  • Recommend and coordinate provisions for textbooks and course/lab materials.
  • Ensure congruence of program policies and procedures with those of Dawson Community College.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies including but not limited to Board of Trustees, Board of Regents and Northwest Accreditation.
  • Follow an assessment plan as set out by the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs and revise program goals/outcomes on an as needed basis.
  • Collect and analyze program data; enrollment, graduation rates, employment, etc. for the purpose of program review.
  • Provide administrative support for the program including student advising, recruitment of students, development of class schedules, staffing of adjuncts, and evaluation of instruction.
  • Maintain an advising load consistent with overall number of students in the program.
  • Participate in recruitment efforts of the program and work collaboratively with the marketing department to develop needed materials.
  • Determine teaching responsibilities considering the various strengths of the program.
  • Develop and maintain a listing of qualified adjunct personnel for the program.
  • Receive semester course evaluations for each education course. Consult with Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs to make appropriate modifications.
  • Teach courses in the program face-to-face in classroom and on-line.
  • Participate in regular professional development to improve teaching methods, remain current in Educational trends, maintain contacts in the field, etc.
  • Supervise and facilitate internship experiences, student observations and encourage overall student professional development opportunities.
  • Meet regularly with advisory committee for program improvement, potential credential programs, training needs, changes in industry, etc.
  • Work with Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs to provide input into budget process, assure adequate resources are available and recommend needed equipment and supplies for program.
  • Represent the Educational Program in the community and during campus events, and serve on appropriate committees.
  • Maintain communication with students, alumni, administration, advisors, faculty, and external partners.
  • Perform other related duties as the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs may assign for the good of the College.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of two years of experience in teaching in a classroom at a community college or a university. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with local high schools, industry, and community organizations. Have the motivation and desire to work independently, while also communicating with internal and external partners.

Required Educational Background: 

Master’s degree in business, business administration, Human Resource Management or other directly related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Preferred: Doctorate degree (PhD) in business, business administration, Human Resource Management or other directly related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE:

  • Completed Dawson Community College application
  • Current resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of college transcripts (original transcripts required, if hired)
  • Three professional references (names, addresses, and phone numbers).

INQUIRIES MAY BE DIRECTED TO:
Human Resources Department
[email protected]
406-377-9412

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